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1

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Backhaus Towel Clamp
  2. An atraumatic clamp used to secure drapes to the skin

2

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Adson Tissue Forceps 1x2 Teeth
  2. A delicate tissue forceps.

3

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Light Handle

  2. When sterilized, this light handle can be attached to the overhead surgery light by the surgeon for repositioning during a surgical procedure.

4

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. DeBakey Tissue Forceps
  2. This forceps has very fine atraumatic teeth. This instrument is commonly used in vascular surgery for handling vessels.

5

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Brown-Adson Tissue Forceps
  2. A tissue forceps with multiple small 7x7 teeth. Relatively atraumatic.

6

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Kelly Hemostat
  2. Transverse serrations but only near the tip, does not extend entire length of jaw as in the mosquito forceps. Larger forceps than the mosquito for larger vessels.

7

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Rat Tooth Ochsner Tissue Forceps

  2. A heavy duty traumatic clamp used to grasp heavy fascia or tissue to be excised and discarded.

8

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Scalpel Handle
  2. This a No. 3 Scalpel handle that will accommodate a # 10, #11, # 15, and # 12 scalpel blade.

9

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Senn Tissue Retractor

  2. This retractor has a blade on one end and curved teeth, either blunt or sharp on the other end. It is considered a small retractor.

10

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Stainless Steel Bowl
  2. Used for irrigation solutions and other liquids

11

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Mayo-Hegar Needle Holder
  2. Basic needle holder that comes in various lengths depending on the application. Tungsten-carbide inserts are optional.

12

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Metzenbaum Scissors-Curved
  2. A delicate scissors used for dissection and transection of thin and delicate tissues

13

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Mayo Scissors- curved
  2. General purpose scissors used for cutting and dissection.

14

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Allis Tissue Forceps
  2. A grasping tissue forceps with variable number of teeth, usually 5x6. Too traumatic for use on skin.

15

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Rochester Carmalt Forceps
  2. A crushing forceps used for clamping vascular pedicles and sealing off intestinal lumens prior to excision.

16

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Mosquito Forceps
  2. A small delicate forceps used to clamp small blood vessels.

17

  1. What is it?
  2. What is it used for?

  1. Spay Hook
  2. This small retractor is used for retrieval of the uterine horns in an ovariohysterectomy procedure or for retraction of vessels, tendons, or other small diameter structures.